Tag: Earth Day

23rd April 2013 Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Earth Day

Yesterday, 22 April, was Earth Day – since 1970 a day of events around the world to “acknowledge the amazing planet we call home and take action to protect it”. I spoke in the morning to students at the National University of Uzbekistan about the British government’s response, domestically and internationally, to the challenges of […]

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25th April 2012 Ottawa, Canada

Spaceship Earth

A guest blog posting in honour of Earth Day (April 22nd), from our British High Commission Ottawa, Climate and Prosperity Advisor, Adrienne Yuen: “There are no passengers on spaceship Earth. We are all crew.” – Herbert “Marshall” McLuhan This past Sunday marked the world’s 42nd Earth Day. It’s a great way to refocus our attention […]

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